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Yoga Therapy and Anxiety/Depression

At your own pace.

3 Day Training (a.m. and p.m. practice, lecture, discussion)

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Upon successful completion of this module, students will be able to:


· And explain the influence of familial, social, cultural and religious conditioning on mental and medical perspectives of health and healing.


· The process of anxiety and depressing, the stress response and how we, as yoga therapists assess, meet and transform emotion.


· The tools of the yoga practice and postures that offer relief from anxiety and depression.


· Langhana and Brahmana Therapies for transforming the mood

Required reading: Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers by Robert Salpolski (Chapters 13-18).

Materials to bring: standard yoga props (2 blocks, 2 blankets (or 1 blanket and 1 bolster), and strap), large bolster .

Course Completion Requirements: Attending and participating in the course module (or completing makeup assignments given by the teacher). Design a sequence and practice of pranayama, meditation, and relaxation techniques as well as assessments for anxiety and depression, speaking to the benefits and contraindications, email to mentor within 2 weeks.

*Page numbers given in lecture might not match up with the numbers in your source material if you are taking this course asynchronous

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Dani McGuire
Founder, Creator Sattva Vinyasa and Sattva Yoga Therapy, Ayurveda Wellness Counselor, Yoga Therapist, Prana Vinyasa 500

Dani “Vani” founder of pranayoga and the method of Sattva Vinyasa Yoga Therapy has practiced yoga for over 22 years and practiced yoga therapy since 2007. Her journey began as she was healing from an eating disorder and chronic pain. Learning Yoga and Ayurveda has helped her in healing and she wants to share this with others through yoga therapy, ayurveda wellness counseling, and her book.

Dani is author of The Path of Joyful Living a modern day approach to kriya yoga and the psychology of yoga. She is also dedicated to teaching yoga to people with cancer and chronic pain. She is a Yoga Therapist registered with the International Association of Yoga Therapists(IAYT) which has also accredited PranaYoga Institute in their 1000 hour yoga therapy diploma.

Yoga is moment to moment right action, Love that unifies. Dani’s goal is to bring a healing agenda-less space to anyone wanting to learn yoga and share with others.